SCREENSTAGE STUDIOS films

Screenstage Studios presents original independent drama productions live in performance and on digital film.

There is also the provision of training in the creative,  visual and performing arts.

On this site are examples of some of the digitally-filmed drama works produced since the group's inception in 2010.


All material presented here is strictly under copyright and may not be used reused, abridged, amended, republished or plagiarised in any form whatsoever without the express written permission and contracted consent of said copyright holder

Failure to adhere to or breach the above copyright will result in legal prosecution

Thom McKeown © Full Copyright TM Screenstage 2010 onwards

SCREENSTAGE STUDIOS

independent short & long-form digital films

MY BROKEN HEART

ACTOR : GILL McGOWAN
WRITER-DIRECTOR :                                   THOM MCKEOWN

A young woman in love receives a devastating call from her partner.

RADICALISED

ACTORS : PENNI WEBB                                 NOEL FRANSON
WRITER-DIRECTOR :                                     THOM MCKEOWN

A husband and wife tell of the trauma inflicted upon them by the radicalisation into fanatical religious fundamentalism of their son - and the profoundimpact it has had on their lives.

PEOPLE FORGET

ACTOR : CAROLE MELROSE
WRITER-DIRECTOR :                                     THOM MCKEOWN

A woman has been diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimers. Over a five month period of short film clips we tragically see the decline in her condition.

SURROGATE LOVE

ACTORS : lAura begley                             EMMA MCGRATH
WRITER-DIRECTOR :                                     THOM MCKEOwn
Two friends are having a coffee when one makes the other an extremely unusual job offer.

DARK SIDE OF THE BARD

WRITER : WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
CAMERA EDITING DIRECTION THOM MCKEOWN  NOEL FRANSON
Stylised interpretations from some of Shakespeare's deeper and darker works performed by Tariq Khalil, Jennifer McDonald, Corra McCabe and Noel Franson for Screenstage Studios.


LOSS

NARRATION : PENNI WEBB
CONCEPT & WRITER DIRECTOR THOM MCKEOWN
Loss is an inevitable part of life, and grief is a natural part of the healing process. The reasons for grief are many, such as the loss of a loved one, the loss of health, or the letting go of a long-held dream. Dealing with a significant loss can be one of the most difficult times in a person's life.



SMOOTHIE

ACTORS KATIE POWER  ANDREW MARTIN  KARINA CHAN
CAMERA/EDIT : NOEL FRANSON
WRITER/DIRECTOR THOM MCKEOWN
Jo has prepared a smoothie drink and is presently stirring the contents in a large jar. She is clearly far from happy as her boyfriend Mark appears, rather the worse for wear from a very late night out.

CAUGHT IN TRAFFIC

ACTOR : TARA JADE STEWART
CONCEPT & WRITER THOM MCKEOWN
DIRECTOR NOEL FRANSON

A 16-year old girl has been kidnapped and sex-trafficked from the UK to Nepal. Here she manages to send an extremely disturbing webcam message on a laptop, still connected and mistakenly left around by her captors.

RANT

WRITER PERFORMER : THOM MCKEOWN
CAMERA - EDITOR NOEL FRANSON

A statement from a senior UK Police Officer intended to quell any notion that his law enforcement colleagues are in any way guilty of racial discrimination. How it comes across is open to perception!